13,000th Circumcision

April 17, 2005, FREE Circumcision Program reached a historic milestone of performing its 13,000th circumcision.

Pictured in the 13,000th photo, form rigt to left, is: FREE's Chairman, Rabbi Mayer Okunov; the Mohel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn; the Sandak, Moshe ben Yakov Guralnik; the baal Bris; Edmound Nahum, member of FREE's Honorary Committee, who was honored with Krias Hashem; Rabbi David Okunov, Associate Program Director at FREE and Rabbi Yitzchok Kruger, member of FREE's Mohelim Committee.

In the 12,999th photo: the Mohel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn; the baal Bris; the Sandak, Mendy Lipsker and Ephraim Okunov, member of FREE's Advisory committee.

In the 13,001 photo: the Sandak, Moshe ben Yakov Guralnik; the baal Bris (sitting) and his son; the Mohel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn; FREE's Chairman, Rabbi Mayer Okunov and Yehuda Mishiev.

Read news reports on this historic event: Abiding act of faith (The Washington Times ), Renewing ties with their religion (Jewish Independent) Bringing the Mitzvah to all Ages (The Jewish Press) In New Trend, Adult Emigres Seek Ritual Circumcision (Forward).

Read an article reporting the event

FREE's Mohel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn; the baal Bris; the Sandak, Mendy Lipsker and Ephraim Okunov, member of FREE's Advisory committee.

FREE's Chairman, Rabbi Mayer Okunov; the Mohel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn; the Sandak, Moshe ben Yakov Guralnik; the baal Bris; Edmound Nahum, member of FREE's Honorary Committee, who was honored with Krias Hashem; Rabbi David Okunov, Associate Program Director at FREE and Rabbi Yitzchok Kruger, member of FREE's Mohelim Committee.

The Sandak, Moshe ben Yakov Guralnik; the baal Bris (sitting) and his son; the Mohel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn; FREE's Chairman, Rabbi Mayer Okunov and Yehuda Mishiev.

 

 
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